infrastructure

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$2 trillion is on the table for nationwide transportation and infrastructure improvements, according to Oregon Democratic Congressman Peter DeFazio. 

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Oregon Congressman Peter DeFazio says he can both partner with - and hold accountable – President Donald Trump.

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On the heels of his party’s reclamation of the House of Representatives, Oregon Democrat Peter DeFazio is firing up his transportation agenda. KLCC’s Brian Bull reports.

Recorded on: July 22, 2016

Air Date: August 15, 2016

Senator Wyden Pushing For Highway Funding

Jun 22, 2015
columbiariverreview.com

Oregon U.S. Senator Ron Wyden pushed for increased and long term highway funding during an address to a congressional committee, last week.

A recent report from the American Society of Civil Engineers asserts the U.S. needs to invest 3.7 trillion in infrastructure by 2020 just to reach satisfactory conditions. Senator Wyden accused Congress of limping from one short term funding package to another without a long term solution.